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  • Writer's picturePhil Packer

sportscotland encourages all Scottish universities and colleges to take on the BRIT 2021 Challenge

We are delighted that sportscotland are supporting us and championing the BRIT 2021 Challenge.

Stewart Harris, Chief Executive of sportscotland, and his team are encouraging every Scottish university and college to enter teams in the BRIT 2021 Challenge in order to support and improve student and young adult mental health.

“At sportscotland, our vision is for an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport. We want to help the people of Scotland get the most from the sporting system.

We are delighted to support the British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) and this inspiring initiative for students and young adults. I am pleased that so many Scottish universities and colleges entered teams for BRIT’s 2020 Row Britannia Challenge and hope that they will all take part in the BRIT 2021 Challenge.

This is an inclusive and accessible event that has the potential to engage many young people throughout Scotland and improve their mental health and fitness. For maximum impact and success, I would encourage all our universities and colleges to champion this opportunity, enter teams and encourage student participation.”

Stewart Harris

Chief Executive


sportscotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Their vision is an active Scotland where everyone benefits from sport.

As the national agency for sport, their role is to make sure sport plays its part in a thriving Scotland. sportscotland do this by influencing, informing and investing in the organisations and people who deliver sport and physical activity.

They have an important part to play alongside other agencies to deliver an active Scotland where more people are more active more often.

An active Scotland is one where people are encouraged to participate, progress and achieve in sport. At the same time people become more active – and stay active. The nation enjoys better physical confidence and competence and increased wellbeing and resilience. All of this is made possible by the people, places and spaces providing sport and physical activity.

sportscotland are there to help the people of Scotland get the most from the sporting system. Here are just a few ways they do it:

  • Making an impact together

  • Making sport more accessible

  • Progressing to your level in sport

  • Contributing to an active Scotland

  • Celebrating the benefits of sport

To find out more about sportscotland, please visit their website.


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